Category Archives: Research

New Report Shows Trends in U.S. Library Service

By Susan Hildreth Director, IMLS The FY 2010 report on Public Libraries in the United States  shows the vitality of public library service in America. Public libraries are anchors in their communities, serving a broad constituency with both traditional services … Continue reading

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Children’s Services at Public Libraries: A Port in the Storm

By Deanne W. Swan and Carlos A. Manjarrez Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, IMLS The public library is the one place that offers all children, rich or poor, equal access to information. Libraries provide resources and experiences that support … Continue reading

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